Definition of Bacteriolysis

1. Noun. Dissolution or destruction of bacteria.

Generic synonyms: Lysis
Derivative terms: Bacteriolytic



Definition of Bacteriolysis

1. n. Chemical decomposition brought about by bacteria without the addition of oxygen.

Definition of Bacteriolysis

1. Noun. the destruction of bacteria by lysis ¹

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Definition of Bacteriolysis

1. [n -LYSES]

Medical Definition of Bacteriolysis

1. Disruption of the structural integrity of a bacterial cell resulting in release of the cell contents. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacteriolysis

bacteriogenic
bacteriogenic agglutination
bacteriogenous
bacterioid
bacterioidal
bacteriologic
bacteriological
bacteriological warfare
bacteriologically
bacteriologies
bacteriologist
bacteriologists
bacteriology
bacteriolyses
bacteriolysin
bacteriolysis (current term)
bacteriolytic
bacteriolytic serum
bacteriolyze
bacteriome
bacteriomes
bacteriopexy
bacteriophaeophytin b
bacteriophage
bacteriophage 2 depolymerase
bacteriophage T3 RNA polymerase
bacteriophage T7 induced DNA polymerase
bacteriophage immunity
bacteriophage lambda
bacteriophage m13

Literary usage of Bacteriolysis

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1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1905)
"SNAKE VENOM IN RELATION TO HAEMOLYSIS, bacteriolysis, AND TOXICITY. Br SIMON FLEXNER, MD, AND HIDEYO NOGUCHI, MD (From the Pathological Laboratory of the ..."

2. A Manual of bacteriology by Herbert Upham Williams (1908)
"bacteriolysis can take place only when the complement becomes attached to the ... The conditions under which bacteriolysis would take place and those under ..."

3. A Practical Text-book of Infection, Immunity, and Specific Therapy: With by John Albert Kolmer (1915)
"At intervals of ten, twenty, forty, and sixty minutes withdraw small amounts of exudate and study bacteriolysis; prepare hanging-drop preparations which may ..."

4. Chemical Pathology: Being a Discussion of General Pathology from the by Harry Gideon Wells (1914)
"... or it may be accompanied by dissolution of the bacterial cell (bacteriolysis). How much of the bacteriolytic process is performed by the serum itself, ..."

5. Immunity in Infective Diseases by Elie Metchnikoff (1907)
"Theory of the antitoxic power of the body fluids.—Extracellular destruction of microorganisms.—Analogy between bacteriolysis and haemolysis. ..."

6. Sanitary Engineering: A Practical Manual of Town Drainage and Sewage and by Francis Wood (1902)
"bacteriolysis. 299. MB. DIBDIN a few years ago stated that the "antiseptic processes of sewage treatment which it is pretended produce a sterile effluent ..."

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